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What is the point of triggering of a national snap election immediately after losing the EU elections?

France's system is heavily weighed towards the presidency and I consider that the prize, that explains this move, rather than parliament. Let's start with the assumption that Macron is not stupid ...
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Question about democracy and regime - Przeworski et al

The authors mean that "France before 1958" and "France after 1958" are considered two democratic regimes. This corresponds to the very widely adopted classification scheme for the ...
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French Election 2024 - seat share based on first round only

Disclaimer: First of all I hope this is not a loaded question, in the sense of "I heard the extreme right had a lead in the first round, so how far were they leading and how much is that a stolen ...
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French Election 2024 - seat share based on first round only

I think the data in the le Monde article used in Bouncy Chips' answer is slightly off; it seems to be missing 10 seats, and groups some parties together into their alliances. I used a dataset ...
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French Election 2024 - seat share based on first round only

According to this source, if you only take leading candidate for the first round, national assembly composition would look like this: RN (far-right): 298 (51.7%) LR (right): 20 (3.5%) Other right: 8 (...
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Do we know a lower bound or the exact number of 3-way races in France's 2nd round of elections in 2024?

Exact number : 89 76 out of 577 deputies have already been elected in the first round, so a total of 501 run-offs will be held on Sunday, July 7. The registration for the second round of qualified ...
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How many 3rd-placed candidates does Macron's party have vs the LFI?

I took the data compiled in this source, and got this results (I specifically took LFI vs Ensemble, which is Macron's party. I excluded other candidates from the left coalition and the center ...
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Do we know a lower bound or the exact number of 3-way races in France's 2nd round of elections in 2024?

Here one can find the full list of the 501 districts where the elections will be decided in the second tour (i.e., where none of the candidates has won 50+% of the vote.) The candidates in may ...
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Do we know a lower bound or the exact number of 3-way races in France's 2nd round of elections in 2024?

I think this is a partial answer to my Q: The high turnout on Sunday means some 300 constituencies are now facing potential three-way run-offs which, in theory, favour the RN. To prevent these three-...
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What is the point of triggering of a national snap election immediately after losing the EU elections?

Macron can not be re-elected again. That makes a shift in his focus, he does not need to carve for re-election, instead he can focus to his role in the history. This makes him more easy to make ...
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